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J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2008 Nov-Dec;15(6):745-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2008.07.002.

Robotic-assisted laparoscopic partial bladder resection for the treatment of infiltrating endometriosis.

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  • 1Division of Gynecologic Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA.

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  • J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2009 Mar-Apr;16(2):244. Peresic, Dusan [corrected to Perisic, Dusan].


This article reveals our surgical approach for treatment of a patient with severe pelvic and infiltrative bladder endometriosis with mucosal involvement using robotic-assisted laparoscopic excision and cystotomy repair. To our knowledge, this is the first case of total robotic-assisted laparoscopic partial bladder resection for the treatment of endometriosis. This article also discusses the pros and cons of robotic-assisted surgery and the current literature on infiltrative bladder endometriosis.

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